Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Bryophyllum delagoense (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Schinz
Invasive, Potential minor problem species
Origin: Madagascar
Growth Form: Herb
Plant Description: Plant: Perennial, erect, hairless, succulent herb or shrublet 0.2–1.2 m high, reproducing rapidly by vegetative offsets at the leaf tips and from seed; often forming dense stands. Leaves: Grey-green, mottled with darker green to reddish spots, cylindric, opposite on young shoots, in whorls of three or alternate on older shoots, ± leafless at flowering time; 15–130 mm long and 2–6 mm wide; apex with 2–9 teeth producing plantlets in their axils. Flowers: Pale orange to deep magenta, tubular, 30–40 mm long, pendent; in broad terminal clusters up to 150 mm wide, June–July. Fruit: Follicles, with numerous seeds 1–2 mm long.
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Comments: Suspected/Possible
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